2 Mechanical Engineering: Technology (2MENG1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hobbs

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that students have successfully completed Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering in year 11. 

Students will complete a model static steam engine. You will learn to work with a wide variety of engineering metals and cover a wide range of engineering processes. Machining, welding, and assembly of components to a high standard is required. Four workbooks will be being completed to support your practical learning.

Course Overview

Term 1
Marking out and cutting.
Machining and dimensional measuring techniques.
Welding copper and copper to brass.

Term 2
Folding and shaping metals.
Assembly and fitting.
Testing and refinement.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Locksmith, Ship's Master, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Plastics Technician, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Scaffolder, Line Mechanic, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Industrial Designer, Technical Writer, Mining Engineer, Medical Imaging Technologist, Aeronautical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Driller, Product Assembler, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Environmental Engineer, Welder, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Marine Engineer, Collision Repair Technician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $50.00 for in-class materials and resources.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course-specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators, and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change